Tag: Buying A Home

Posted on 02/09/2020
Pre- Approval is a More Involved Process Than Pre-Qualification
Photo by Tayeb Mezahdia via Pixabay When you start looking for your dream home, you need to know how much mortgage you will qualify for. Your real estate agent might ask you to get a pre-qualification letter. However, just because you are pre-qualified doesn’t mean that you will get the loan. You need a pre-approval for that, and...
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Posted on 01/12/2020
Get a Leg Up on the Homebuying Competition
If you are in hot pursuit of your dream home, it is important to do everything you can to gain a leg up on the competition. That way, you can acquire your ideal residence as quickly as possible. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you gain a competitive advantage over your homebuying rivals. 1. Keep...
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Posted on 01/05/2020
Avoid a Complicated Homebuying Experience
As a homebuyer, you likely want to do everything you can to ensure you can seamlessly navigate the property buying journey. Yet problems may arise that hamper your homebuying aspirations. Lucky for you, we're here to help you analyze the property buying journey and ensure you can avoid complications along the way. Now, let's take a look at three...
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Posted on 12/08/2019
What Homeowners Wish They Knew Before Buying A House
Buying a home is an extensive process that comes with a bit of a learning curve. For first time buyers, this process involves making mistakes and learning from them. While we can never be 100% sure of our home buying decisions, there is a way to increase your chances of making the best choices when it comes to buying...
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Posted on 09/01/2019
Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Second Home?
Although you might already own a house, now may prove to be a good time to pursue a second residence. For example, if you have always wanted to own a home in the mountains, you can purchase a second residence to make your dream come true. On the other hand, if you want to own a vacation residence on...
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Posted on 06/30/2019
How to Plan for Major Purchases
Planning significant purchases like your first new car or home are big steps in life. While the purchase itself is a thrill ride, lack of planning may end up in buyer's remorse. To avoid such a pitfall, you need to impart a few guidelines around those larger purchases to protect yourself from disappointment or frustration later. Taking stock...
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Posted on 04/14/2019
Perform a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Finding the right vacation house is rarely simple. Dozens of quality vacation residences are available in cities and towns nationwide. Yet if you make even a single mistake during your search for the ideal vacation residence, you risk making a poor property buying decision. As you get set to begin a search for a vacation home, there are many...
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Posted on 03/24/2019
Do you Know the Values of Homeownership?
You’ve never owned your own home and your thinking about buying. Transitioning mentally from renter to owner can be confusing at times. As a renter, you haven't had to deal with the ins and outs of owning your own home, and as you examine the reality of ownership, it can seem like it involves more cons than pros....
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Posted on 03/11/2019
Buying a Fixer-Upper? Planning for the Reno
You’ve been binging on HGTV and DIY network every weekend while you save up your money and you’re ready to take the plunge. Your agent tours you through several potentials and there it is … the perfect corner lot, the mediocre house with the awkward layout, chopped up floor plan, aging kitchen, and dated bathrooms. It’s just waiting...
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Posted on 12/17/2018
Home Showings: Everything That Buyers Need to Know
Home showings are valuable parts of the property buying cycle. If a homebuyer knows what to expect during a showing, this individual can get the information that he or she needs to determine whether a particular house is the right option. Now, let's take a look at three things that buyers need to know about home showings. 1. A...
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Posted on 11/26/2018
Why Should You Submit a Competitive Offer on a Residence?
If you're on the lookout for your dream house, it pays to operate as a competitive homebuyer. And if you find your ideal residence, you should not hesitate to submit a competitive offer to purchase this house. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you should submit a competitive offer to acquire your dream house, and these include: 1. You...
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Posted on 10/29/2018
5 Common Mistakes First Time Homebuyers Make and How to Avoid Them
Buying your first home is undoubtedly a long and complex process for someone who has little to no experience in the subject. Your average first-time homeowner learns as they go, with the help of their real estate agent and mortgage lender. But, even so, first-time buyers often make many mistakes along the way that they could have avoided with...
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